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The MScIT program stands as a demanding and invaluable global qualification within the expanding IT industry. It encompasses all facets of designing, building, and managing data, information, and communication technologies, instilling the intellectual rigor required to thrive in the dynamic business world, spanning ecommerce, health, education, and beyond. Graduates emerge as proficient problem solvers, offering insights to unravel the complexities inherent in the vast domains of IT. Ultimately, the program shapes executive team leaders capable of navigating effectively in the ever-changing IT landscape.

In a landscape where over a million IT jobs are created annually, possessing advanced knowledge and understanding provides our students with a distinct advantage in the competitive realms of business and employment. This advanced understanding not only opens doors to technical, management, and information systems roles but also lays the foundation for individual pursuits. Graduates who adeptly combine these aspects find themselves with access to a diverse array of high-demand jobs. It's noteworthy how IT has evolved into a highly respected profession among professionals.


The Master of Science in Information Technology (MScIT) program at Westcliff University, offered by the Presidential Business School (PGS), is a two-year, 60-credit program. Purposefully crafted, this program is tailored to meet the evolving needs of IT professionals across diverse service sectors. It provides a comprehensive educational experience, equipping students with both knowledge and a theoretical understanding of the Information Technology industry. The program emphasizes the integration of technology, human resources, and strategic business development, fostering a holistic approach to IT.

Graduates of the MScIT program are adeptly prepared to create innovative computing solutions tailored to address complex business challenges. They acquire the skills to apply these solutions across various realms of IT encountered in their professional roles. The ultimate goal is to empower graduates to actively contribute to the achievement of organizational objectives, making them valuable assets in the ever-changing landscape of Information Technology.

Here is the updated MSc in Information Technology curriculum presented in a table format:

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Core Courses 7 Modules 21 Credit Hours
MIS 500 Managing Information Systems & Technology 3
MIS 510 Information Technology Project Management 3
MIS 520 Leading Strategic Change with Technology 3
MIS 540 Management of Information Security 3
MIS 545 Business Architecture and Organizational Transformation 3
MIS 550 Big Data Analytics and Visualization 3
CAP 690 Masters Applied Capstone 3
Elective Courses 8 Modules 24 Credit Hours
CLD 600 Virtualization and Storage 3
MSIT 607 Advanced Database Design & Management 3
EMT 610 Metaverse 3
ITM 610 Networking Management 3
EMT 620 Blockchain 3
MSIT 636 Research Methodology 3
IOT 600 Internet of Things (IoT) 3
--- Data Science 3
Total 20 Modules 60 Credit Hours
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